The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, May 13, 1908, Image 1

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Consolidated with the Columbiui Times April 1, 1904; with the Platte County Argot January 1, 1906.
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Business Men
Did You Ever
Stop tt Think
How easy it is for a member
in the association to burrow
money on his stock, with
which he can discount a bill
of (roods. It puts him in a
position to Imv his merchan
dise FOR CftSH. When lie
sells his goods, if he desires, he
may repay the money to the
Building Association. Try
placing' $1 00 or $6 00 a week
in series "S" of the Ooltiiulms
Land, Loan and Building As
sociation. See Henry llouk
enberger, secretary.
Hockenberger &
Cats . .-
. Corn - . .
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'.. 40
.$4 90 to $4
Hogs, top. .
Files of the Journal May 13, 1874.
John Haley of Polk county had his
barn and hay burned the other day. It
' caught from a prairie "lire.
Clear creek in Polk county is to have a
flouring mill that will daily use up three
hundred bushels of wheat.
Mr. Jacob Greisen has fitted up bis
shoe shop recently, and we understand
is abjut tD open a first doss shoe.etore.
Mr. Arnold and Mr. Coolidge each
have a hive of bees that are "improving
each shining hour," by laying stores of
honey by.
. Patent rights for tanning leather are
being sold throughout the state. It is
claimed that it is 'mainly composed of
native sumac and prairie heart flowers
B. W. Webber has recently traveled
over Polk county, and says that it is
' surprising to see the amount of grain
that is being planted, and the amount of
.breaking that is done. He says the
wheat looks fine.
We were pleased with the remark
made by Judge Maxwell, in court, last
week, to one of our attorneys. He said
that the day when justice shall be award
ed by little technicalities in law has
passed. This expression should commend
itself to every honest man in our state.
It shows this, that we have an honest,
upright judge, one who will not see
justice perverted by any kind of mere
Martin Olson and family visited at
John Swanson's Sunday.
. 'Gilbert Swanson returned from Sioux
City last Thursday where he had been
to visit friends.
Andrew Nelson and Andrew Johnson
hipped -a carload of hogs from Newman
Grove Thursday.
We have had plenty of rain in this lo
cality, and. now farmers are waiting for
the ground to dry so that they can com
mence corn planting.
S. S. Sorenson, one of the first settlers
on the Looking Glass, died suddenly
Tuesday morning of last week. The
funeral was held from the Dsnish-Luth-eran
church of which the deceased was
a devout member, Sunday afternoon.
Baptist Church
'Rev. D. W. Reinhart, pastor. Sunday
school 10 a. m.; preaching by the pastor
11 a. m. and 8 p. m.; Bible olass Tues
day 8 p.m.; prayer meeting Thursday 8
p. m. Subject Sunday morning, "The
Right Hand"; subject Sunday evening,
"A Prisoner in Command."
Wall Paper
Now that spring is on
the way, would it not be
a good idea to think
about repapering the
rooms? Our line of wall
paper has neyer been
surpassed, either in qual
ity, pattern or price,
and all who have had
work done by us have
been well satisfied.- x
Kmiiigt i Bittertii
Thirty-eight members of Columbaa
Camp, No. 299, Modern Woodmen of
America, accompanied by several mem
bers of the Royal Neighbors, attended
the State Camp which was held in Lin
coln Wednesday. Those in' attendance
were entertained both afternoon and
evening. 'One of the interesting fea
tures of the afternoon's entertainment
was a drill given by two Lincoln teams
Magonalia Camp and Vine Camp, the
former receiving first prize. 'During
this meeting live hundred new names
were added to the already large list of
Modern Woodmen, while the Royal
Neighbors added sixty-two members to
their roll. Carl Kramer of this city whs
elected one of the seven delegates to rep
resent this district at the National
Camp, which will be held in Peoria,
Illinois, the latter part of this month.
Bert and Joseph Browning, both color
ed, came over Monday from the dry
town of David City, and proceeded to
quench their thirst. They overestimat
ed their capacity, however, and succeed
ed in getting enongh fire water aboard
to make tbem quarrelsome, when they
mixed with Louis Nordlin. The trio
was up before Police Judge O'Brien'
Monday and Bert Browning contributed
$10 and costs amounting to 317.85 for his
fun. Joseph Browning's part of the
trouble cost him $3 and costs, which was
$9.50, and Nordlin's contribution was $1
and costs, $7.10 in all.
The band boys are still circulating
their list forsubszriptionB for the sum
mer concerts and would like to secure
enough so the concerts cau begin May
20. In asking for this money the boys
do not feel as though they are request
ing anything unreasonable, as it takes
lots of hard work and time to make the
band a success and the amonnt received
goea to keep up the expenses of the or
ganization. These summer concerts are
looked forward to by our citizens and
are appreciated by the them and
strangers who happen to be in our city.
At a recent meeting of the stockhold
ers of the Union Pacific railway held in
Salt Lake City, it was voted to authorize
the issue of $100,000,000 bonds. Of thjs
amount $50,000,000 will be used for con
struction purposes, and the probabilities
are that material now piled up in the
yards at this place and othet towns
along the main line of the road will soon
be put. to use and labor. employed at
good wages. When the financial flurry
struck the country last fall all construc
tion work was stopped and workmen
A traveling man who Sundayed in
Albion, was in the city Monday. At the
late election, he says, Albion went dry,
and since that time the lid has been put
on good and tight, and it is unlawful
for restaurants and hotels to sell, even a
cigar on the Sabbath; meat-markets are
not allowed to open Sunday, and collec
tions in the churches are forbidden. The
same conditions exist at Fullerton and
some of the other dry towns where a
Puritan Sunday appears to be the de
mand of the people.
Roth Brothers, carpenters and contrac
tors, will erect a fine residence for Louis
Maier on east Twelfth street, dimensions
of the house being 24x26, with an addi
tion 14x20. They will also erect for
Herman Brodfuehrer, on North street,
between Fifteenth and Sixteenth, a hand
some home, to cost $2,000 or more. F.
Brodfuehrer, on north Olive, will im
prove his residence by raising the house,
putting in a new foundation and remod
eling the dwelling.
Mrs. Bine Smith, living on route 5,
stepped from her carriage a short time
ago and dislocated her ankle, and before
the injured member was entirely healed
she aocidently fell and broke it. This
was no doubt a very painful accident,
but her many friends will be pleased to
learn that she is resting quite easy. She
was brought to Columbus Saturday, and
Dr. W. S. Evans attended to the injury.
Moriz Ladenberger filed a complaint
in Judge Ratterman's court charging
Jamas Hannon with assault and battery;
Ladenberger allowing his cow to run at
large being the cause of the trouble. -The
case was tried Monday and the. evidence
showed Ladenberger to be the agressor,
so the judge dismissed the complaint and
taxed the costs, amounting to $23 50, up
to Ladenberger, which he paid.
Carl Faulk has resigned his position
as butcher with Marty & Co., and goes
to Plattensburg, Mo., where he will take
charge of a meat market, and if suited
with the location, will purchase an inter
est in the business. Mrs. Faulk and
daughter Pearl go to 8t. Joseph, Mo.,
for the summer. Their household goods
were 'shipped to Plattensburg Monday.
Postmaster Carl Kramer of this city
was one of the delegates chosen by the
Woodmen state convention at Lincoln
last week to attend the National meet
ing at Peoria. As the date of this con
vention is about thesameas the republi
can national convention at Chicago, the
trip will afford delegates the opportunity
of attending both conventions.
Miss Mazie Magill was pleasantly sur
prised by a number of her friends En
day evening, the occasion being her
twentieth birthday. Music and games
wen the chief amuseaaeats and the
prizes ware won by Miss Amma Brum
hotter ad Charley Graves. Miss Magill
lieeetYcd asveral appropriate presents,
wan served.
Try ths Victoria cigar.
Dra. Baal sad Mat, Ptfcto.
Dr. Lueschaa Oooalkt ad aurist.
Dr. Valliar, Osteopath, Barbarblook.
Dr. W. H. Slater, veWriaaria. phoa
Wanted Girl for general housework.
Mrs. F. K. Strother. -
Special prices oa shirt waists at
Gray's this week.
Dr. C. A. Allesbargar, oSoe ia new
State BaHk building.
O. L. Baker was in Omaha on business
the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Blosdora spent
Sunday in Platte Canter.
Mrs. Jack Weatbrookk visiting rela
tives in St. Edward this week.
Mrs. Joan Eggcr, who baa bean quite
ill for tan past wask, ia much emproved.
Miss Eileen Karaaaagh want to Omaha
Sunday where aba will visit for several
A nice Una of weddiag rings just re
ceived at . Carl Frosmers, Eleventh
street jeweler.'
Otto Kummer, who is serving on the
Federal jury, in Omaha, visited with the
home folks Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Gutter are the
proud parents of a baby boy, who arrived
at their home Thursday.
Miss Berthea Hirshbrunner- spent
Sunday in Rogers, visiting at the noma
of Miss Mildred Reynolds.
Titus Lundberg of Nance county, was
in the city Monday on bis way to Polk,
where be recently opened a jewelry store.
The bazar given by the ladies of- the
M. E. church Friday evening, proved
very successful, aa sixty dollars., was
Having decided to do our killing here,
would like to hear from those having
fat cattle for eala Buechman's Meat
Dr. A. Heintz. Fred Flaeckiger and L.
F. Gottechalk left Saturday Burning,
over the B. and M., for, an extended visit
to Europe.
Ed. Williams went up to Central City
Thursday, and pat ia the day- visiting
his'olH "comrades- with the Camibair
Bros, circus.
Mis. a C. Tiesiag ia in Auburn, hav
ing been called there some time ago on
account of the serious illness of her
mother, Mrs. Gertoh.
F. F. Clark, aoaompanied by has son
Frank and wife and Miss Luln Clark.
came down from Greston Saturday, re
turning the same day.
Frank Gerhaiz was in Omaha Tuesday
on business connected with the
Catholic Knights of America, in whioh
order he is quite' an active member.
A letter from Ed Fitzpatrick, who ia
now postmaster at Anoon, Panama, says
be will return to Columbus about May
30 for a visit with the home folks and
Dr. P. H. Melz of Humphrey, and Dr.
H. G. Morris of Greston, were among the
M. Da. who attended the meeting of the
Platte County Medical society in this
city Monday.
Albert Russell of Arcadia, Neb, but
for many years a resident of Lost Creek
township, was in the eity .Tuesday,, en-
route home from Schuyler where his
daughter resides.
R. a Palmer the tailor, clean, dyes
and repairs Ladies and Gents olotbing.
Hats cleaned and reblocked. Buttons
made to order. Agent Germaaia Dve
Works. Nebraska Phone. ''
Last Friday evening a detachment of
United States marines, bound from New
York to San Francisco to join the fleet,
passed through this city over the Union
Pacific. They oooupied three tourist
There was a large danoing party at the
home of John Flaxel, living five and one
half milea southeast of tbiacity, Satur
day evening. Many Columbus peonle
were in attendance, and a most enjoyable
time was the verdict of all present
Oscar Hagel. for. the past six weeks a
student with an aatomobiU hnna. ,-
Omaha, returned home Sunday for a
short visit, going da to Grand Island
today to accept a aoaitioa ia the same
line of. business there.
Frank Klaus of CineinnattLO., arrived
lastThursday for a visit with his brother,
Chas. Klaus. ' He was accompanied by
his neioe, Mies Pearl Lynn of Omaha.
Mr. Klaus has a poatioa aa government
meat inspector in Cincinnati and is on
his annual vacation.
The Rev. Monroe will preach the mem
orial sermon to aumbera of the G. A. R.
on Memorial Sunday, May 24. All
veterans and sons of veterans are re
quested to meet at G. A. B. hall at 10 a.
m. on the 24th and March to the ehareh
where services will be held at 11 o'clock.
John T. Burke returned Tuesday from
Omaha, where he attended the gradeet
iag sTrremss of the Oreurhtoa Law Uni
vereity, Saturday eveaiag, at which time
his son Charles reserved a diploma of
graduation. He was seeoanaaied hoaM
by his son, who will reside beta for the
WW )
i C A Band
It will soon'be commence
ment week for the Colum
baa Public Schools See
oar display of graduation
giftain ail lines. This
being an appreciative
way of remsaabering oar
young friends, we have
spared no little pains in
the selections oT the line.
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Nevtr Bitter Than
This Year.
Jeweler and Optician.
Dr. Naumann. Dentist 13 8t.
G. B. Prieb, painting and paper
First-class printing done at the Jour
nal off oe.
Special exhibition of graduating bats
at Ctemw'a this week.
Drs. Caratenson & Hyland, Veierinar-
Both phones 212.
Dr. D. T. Martyn. jr., offioe new Oolum
bus State Bank building.
'McCall patterns 10 and 15 cents at the
Fitzpatriok Dry Goods Store.
Colonel Foster of Iowa was in this city
Tuesday evening calling on old friends.
Columbus 7 and North Bend 3, was
the record of the ball game at the latter
place last Saturday.
e Watoh'es, clooks and jewelry carefully
cleaned and repaired at Oarl.Froemel,
.Eleventh street jeweler". j
Mrs. Cy H. Lindbery of Polk. Polk
county, wsa the guest of -her sister, Mrs.
G. M. Hall, from Thursday until Satur
day. Mrs. Albert Qamron was called to
Plattemouth Tuesday, by a message
announcing the serious illness of 'her
mother, Mrs. Poegell.
Miss Jennie Wilson, who has been vis
iting friends in Aurora for the past week,
returned to her home in this city Satur
day, and has resumed work in the Tele
gram offioe.
Mrs. B. H. Henry and her daughter,
Mrs. Martyn, returned Tuesday from a
a short visit with relatives at Fremont.
Mrs. Martyn leaves Friday for her home
at Greeley, Colorado.
Lackey Devany, living on East Four
teenth street, died Tuesday evening after
a short illness, aged 80 years. The
funeral will be held Friday morning
from the Catholic church.
Mrs. O. L. Baker, who. has been visit
ing in St, Joseph, Mo., the last six weeks,
will return home Saturday. Her daugh
ter, Miss Ethel, who has been in Omaha
for three weeks, returned last Saturday.
W. E. Reitzel of Monroe township,
was in Columbus Monday for. the pur
pose of buying seed corn. He reports
that considerable hail fell in his neigh
borhood during the storm Sunday eve
ning. Mrs. Charles Brock, assisted by Mrs.
Will Kaufmann, Mrs. D. Sullivan and
Mrs. George Winslow, pleasantly enter
tained the ladies of the Maccabee lodge,
Friday afternoon. Refreshments were
Miss Laura Miller of Albion, who has
been employed on the Tribune for the
last year, returned to her home Monday
of this week. After a two weeks stay at
Albion she goes to Alliance, where she
haa a position.
6 room house, 2
lots, electric
lights,city water,
cistern, cement
walks, good barn
-a bargain at
The Jaajaei't Tairty-eiath lirthday
On the llth day of May, ' 1870, in' a
little wooden structure, on the lot whioh
now stands the building occupied by A.
Dussell aa'a store room, the first num
ber of the Journal was printed, with the
names of Allen C. - Turner and M. K.
Tamer, father and son, as publishers
and proprietors. That was thirty-eight
yeare ago, and in the. yaara that have
past since that day wonderful changes
have taken place.
When the first number of the Journal
was printed, Columbus had only 300 in
habitants. The business .part of the
town was then confined to Seventh street
and Washington avenue. Only one pas
senger train each way was run over .the
Union Pacific. The Fremont Tribune,
North Platte Independent, and a paper
published at St. Helena, Cedar county,
were the only newspapers printed in the
North Platte country. The St. Helena
paper was established in 1857, and was
among the first papers printed in Ne
braska. It was moved to Hartington
when the M.'and O. road extended its
line into Cecar county and became the
organ of the populists, and suspended
publication when the populist party
passed away.
One year after the Journal was estab
lished, the late Edward Rosewater issued
the first number of the Omaha DailyBee,
and the press that gave to the public the
first issue of the Bee was afterwards
purchased by the Journal and is now in
use and doing good work after sixty-five
years of active service. The founder of
the Bee had often expressed a desire to
M. K. Turner to purchase the old press
and place it in a conspicuous plsce in the
Bee building, but the sudden desth of
Mr. Rosewater in the building, which
stands as a monument to his energy and
ability as a publisher, prevented the
purchase of the maohine on which the
early editions of his great daily were
When the Journal first appeared it
was t called the Platte Journal,
but was afterwards changed to Columbus
Journal. When the paper was establish
ed, the oitizens of Grand Island wanted
the Turners to locate there, but they
made up their minds to try Columbus
first, and if the venture proved unpro
fitable to move to Grand Island, and in
selecting a name for the paper they were
governed by circumstances liable to
arise and in naming the paper the
Platte Journal, -removal to Grand Island
would not nave necessitated a change in
the name.
When the Journal was first establish
ed it was printed on an old-fashioned
hand press; it was a six-column folio in
size with columns 13 ems in width.
The width of the column was a! terwnrds
changed to-12 ems, and later to the
present width, 13 ems, which is now the
standard width for all newspapers.
In 1863, Andrew J. Stevens of Dee
Moines, came to Nebraska and laid out
an addition on the north side of the track.
The following year the Clotber house
was erected and a little later other build
ings were put up. The Turners first at
tempted to secure a lot in what was then
the business part of town on Seventh
street and Washington avenue, but the
price asked was so unreasonably high,
that they concluded to purchase a lot
between the two rival sections of the
village, and erected a frame building on'
the lot on Eleventh street where the
Journal was published until the old
structure was torn down and a concrete
building erected.
Among the first to enroll their names
on the Journal's subscription list were 3.
P. Becker, George Lehman, James E.
and Major Frank North and Jonas
Weloh. The principal firms then en
gaged in business in Columbus and "who
bad advertising space in the paper, were
J. P. Becker, general store; Rickley &
rCo., dry goods; Boneeteel Brothers,
clothing; Schram Brothers, clothing, and
Marshall Smith, bakery. Messrs Becker
and Welch were also interested in one of
the first grist mills erected in this part
of the country, on Shell creek, nine miles
northeast of Columbus. It was to this
mill that settlers came from as far west
as Kearney and north as far as O'Neill to
buy flour.
In the thirty-eight years that it has
been published, the Journal never mis
sed but one issue, that was in October,
1871, when Mrs. Turner, wife of the
senior Turner,- died. All the Turner
family were sick with' the typhoid fever
at the time, and it was impossible to se
cure a printer to do the work'.
Allen C. Turner passed away Septem
ber 8, 1891. and Moses K. Turner, May
22f 1902. For more than thirty years
the latter conducted the Journal on con
servative lines, retaining the respect and
confidence of the community up to the
hour of bis death. The following tri
bute to his memory, written by a friend,
is taken from the files of the Journal of
May 28. 1903:
In conducting his paper be never al
lowed personal feeling to enter into his
writing; hie policy was to search for the
good in each person and help to encour
age them to do better by praising the
good qualities. There are few lines in
professional life that admit of a chance
for personal vengence aa does the news
paper, yet he never allowed this to inte
fere with what he considered his duty.
Indeed, be held no resentment in his
nature and was never known to slander
the character of another. Many times
when a diagrsctful act was made public,
and talked about.. he weald delay writ
ing about it until ahnoattiaM for print
ing, hopisg snared, ia some way, a
palatal daty In all his loeal aewa gath
ering be never iateatieaally published
matter that would stem to invade the
privacy of home. The golden rale, which
he held as a standard for life, waa traly
lived in thought aad action."
After the death of M. K. Tamer, the
Journal was continued under the man
agement of the Turnera.
J. A Turner started to work ia the
Journal office when the first number waa
issued and was with the paper up to
1904, a period of thirty-four years, and
during that time enjoyed only two brief
vacations. Ia-1893 he spent five weeks
at the World's Fair in Chicago, and. in
1878 made n trip went and was away
three weeks. George Turner still holda
a position in the Journal ofioe.
In 1894. Fred Abbott and Stewart'
Kennedy purchased the plant from the
Turner estate. Mr. Kennedy retired
from the firm and Mr. Abbott continued
the business until the fall of 1896, when
be retired, and R. G. Strother purchased
the plant. On the first of the present
month O. J. 8 took well , purchased an
interest in the business and the paper is
now conducted under the firm name of
8trother & 8tockwelL
"Fighting Beb'
"Fighting Bob" Evans, who wsa in
command of the battleship fleet that
made the trip around "The HornMrom
the Atlantic coast to the Golden Gate,
passed through Columbus Tuesday af
ternoon on his way east. Admiral Ev
ans haa been placed on the retired list,
on account of ' ill health, after serving
forty-eight yeara in the navy.
When the train pulled in. a large
orowd was present to greet the distin
guished traveler. Flags in the hands
of school children waved a welcome to
the fighting admiral as he appeared at
the rear of his special car, supporting
ing htmselt on crutches. He thanked
the people of "Columbus for the demon
stration, which he considered was not
for him personally but ,to the navy of
the country in which he had served for
forty-eight years. Looking down upon
the school children and the flags, he ad-1
monisbed the boys to keep the national
banner waving; to honor it, and also to
honor the giris and women, and ever
keep in mind that "the band that rocks
the cradle rales the world." At the no
elusion of his remarks a man standing
near the steps said something about
"Bob" entering the Kingdom of Heaven,
and the admiral responded that if he
was ever allowed to enter that place
he hoped to find plenty of water.
A writer in the Omaha Bee gives the
following brief sketch of the noted
fighter's career:
"Evans wss sixteen years of age when
he entered the naval academy in I860.
When the war broke out bis family, be
ing Virginians, endeavored to end his
schooling at the academy in order that
he might enter the confederate service.
His mother went so far as to tender his
resignation, but, later, it was with
drawn and the young midshipman
graduated ahead of his time in 1863. He
at once entered the servioe of the Union
and fought gallantly to the close of the
war. The writer saw him at the naval
review in New York in 1893, and was
particularly struck with his pugnacity
of countenance and the halt in his walk.
The former does not debar one from
servioe in the navy, but an impediment
in the limbs usually means retirement
from the service. Admiral Evans is an
exoeption to the general rule. The in
juries which resulted in a missbspen
leg were received in two engagements
the naval assault on Fort Sunipterin
August, 1863, and the combined attack
on rort ftinber in January. 1865. He
was an ensign on one of the ships at
tacking Foit Sumpter and bad charge of
two guns. A shell came through tne
porthole, cut a trench in the deck and
broke his knee-cap. He refused to go
below to the surgeon. Stretching him
self in the trench made by the shell he
fought his two guns until the fight wss
over. Conspicuous gallantry marked
bis action at Fors Fisher. By the toes
of a coin he won the leadership of sn
attacking party of 100. He was the
first to mount the scaling ladder and
reach the parapet, only to receive a bullet
in the knee and three other wounds, and
fell inside the fort desperately - injured
and a prisoner. The following day the
fort was captured and Ensign Evans fell
into the hands of his friends. For . this
action congress awarded him a gold
medal, and a little later paid him the
rare honor of contiaaing him on the
active list and exempted him from physi
cal examination as to disability.''
At the meeting of the Platte County
Medical association, held at the council
Chamber Monday afternoon, the follow
ing officers were elected for the ensuing
year: Dr. Geo. K Pugh. Platte Center,
president; Dr. C A. Allenberger, Colum
bus, vice president; Dr. -P. EL Metz,
Humphrey, treasurer; Dr. H. G.Morris.
Greston, secretary. Dr. W. 8. Evaaa was
selected to represent' Platte couaty at
tbe meeting of the state medical society
at Lincoln.
Mrs. L Gluck, formerly of this city,
but aow a resident of Omaha, arrived in
the city Monday, and will remain until
Friday when she goes to Albion, to be
tbe guest of Mrs. L Hohl forafsw days.
While here ahe ia beiag entertained by
MisaLUUaa HageL
inMMM.-.i ... .. .
fur and winter wraps away this year
anfely protected from moths with
WC flafe
because they are the laoetrelahlsaBi
Convenient to me and only seed aa
he placed in the folds of the clothing,
tars or flannels aad placed ia Bureau
vnweis, i macs or Closets, or even
wrapped in paper, aad your worry t
over. Their increasing sale from year
to year with as has proved them to
be ! absolutely reliable and deanklabls.
. You will do the sensible thin hv
patting your goods away this year with
en run
Pfcc 2h.2Sc
Pollock & Co.
The Druggist oa the Comer
Columbaa, Nebraska
Mr. and Mrs. Wau'iBucher aad two
daughters. Martha and Ella, leave to- 'i
night (Wednesday) for a few weeks' so- '
joara in California. They will visit ia v
Denver, Colorado, Los Angles, aad San
Francisco before returning.
Mr. and Mrs. S. C. GravrtaralHnn.
day afternoon from an extended trip in
California. They were at San Diego, at
the time of the visit of the hattleshiBa
and had an excellent opportuaity of wit
nessing this magnificent spectacle.
A J. Hart well of Council Blafa, Iowa,
advance agent for theQermaa-Ameriaaa
Speeulatiet Company, was in the citv
Tuesday, and while here was the
of Albert Damroa.- Theaa
were comrades ia the 8peuish-.
war. and it has been seven yeara
they had met. Mr. Hartwell will return
I the first of next week for a short sojoura
in this city, where he will conduct n
museum. -
There were numerous lady visitors to
the state fish car Taesdsy evening, and
Col. O'Brien, who probably knows more
about 'fish than Rockefeller does about
Standard Oil, was most obliging ia ea
tertaing the visitors and imparting infor
mation. One young lady wsa arked
what kind of a fish she was, and replied
that she hardly knew, as she had aever
been caught yet. One young man imme
diately got red around' the "gills" ' aad
the old "anglers" did the horse laugh.
The Nebraska Fish and Game commis-'
sion car "Antelope," id charge of Fish
Commissioner O'Brien, came ia Tueday
evening over the Burlingingtoa.bringiBg
2.000,000 fiah for thja locality, which
were planted the same evening. The
varieties were pike and catfish and a few
trout, and they were distributed at tbe
Clark and Sheldon ranch. Stevens' lake.
Schultz's slough and Steve Jaratiki'a
pond. The visit of this car ia due di
rectly to the efforts of the Columbus
Fish snd Game Protective association,,
the work of this association being along
this lint. Tbe pike are planted for the
purpose of destroying the German, carp,
and while they are also aa etiemy of
other fiah. they are much preferred to
tbe carp. The channel catfish are pleat
ed so they can reach the river it they
wish, and the Loup will be stocked In
the near future n number of croppies
will be planted in some of the ponds in
this locality. H. R. Secord, editor of the
Gretca Breeze, accompanied the car aad
assisted in the distribution. From this
point a shipment of several tubs of cat
fish, pike, basa and croppy waa aaade to
points in tbe western part of the state
Wednesday morning.
union syrE'
We" have' tbe agency for the
famous. Mousing Underwear, the
best popular priced Union 8aits
on the market Prices ia rnea'i
from 91.G0 to 94.50. Prices in
boys from 50c, 75c, $1 and $1.25.
In two piece garaenta we have
a spleaaid line ready for your in
spection and raagiag ia pries
from 60c to $2 60 a garment. Bay
early while tbe sizes are complete.
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